Late July Weekends: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Unique programs at Cacapon include medicinal plant walk, Owl Pals, and Morgan County Art Council art project. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team, Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), July 22-23, 2022. Friday, July 22, 2022 9:30AM Medicinal Plant Walk Join Iris Kirsch, a […]

Geology Hike: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Walk and rock is a morning hike with Geologist Ken Ashton and Park Naturalist Valerie Chaney. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Cacapon Lodge parking area. We'll set foot for a […]

Mid-week July Farewell: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Unique programs at Cacapon include Kayaking 101, tie-dye and All about Bats. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team, Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), July 26-28, 2022. Tuesday, July 26, 2022 9:30AM Kayaking 101 Learn basic kayak safety and enjoy a naturalist guided tour […]

All About Bats: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Bats are amazing mammals that fly. They are a highly effective natural form of insect control. Studies have shown that bats can catch and consume large quantities of insects. A little brown bat can catch 500 mosquitoes per hour and big brown bats are estimated to consume up to 3,000 to 5,000 insects in a […]

Great Weekend Activities: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Weekend activities at Cacapon Resort State Park include tye-die, moths, a night hike, and campfire fun. A special presentation, Snakes of WV with a guest biologist, is featured on Saturday. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team, Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), July 29-31, […]

Snake Alive!: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Join us welcoming WVDNR Biologist Jim Fregonara as he shares the Snakes Alive program and the environmental importance of snakes. Get an up-close look at some of our native snakes like the Corn Snake, Black Rat Snake, and Milk Snake! Learn which snakes are venomous, and how to identify them. There are only two venomous […]

Welcome August Activities: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Welcome August! Cacapon Resort State Park continues to invite visitors to enjoy being outside and enjoying special programs at the park: fire building, paddle boat hike, and more. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 1-4, 2022. Monday, […]

Inspired by Nature Weekend : Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs and an afternoon concert by the Morgan Community Concert Band at the park gazebo. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center […]

Morgan Community Concert Band: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Music-loving friends, the Morgan Community Concert Band is performing once again as the pandemic recedes. Enjoy special instrumental arrangements by these musicians at Cacapon Resort’s Summer Concert series. The Saturday, August 6, 2022 concert is at 1:00 p.m. at the park’s gazebo. Under the musical direction of Darinda Sherbert, the band is a smaller size […]

Morgan Community Concert Band: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Join Director Darinda Sherbert and the Morgan Community Concert Band for a free summer concert at Cacapon Resort State Park. The performance starts at 1:00 PM and is staged at Cacapon Resort Bath House that is located above the beach entrance. This program is free to attend and open to the public. Join us for […]

Forest Bathing and Nature Haiku: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Join us August 6, 2022 at Cacapon State Park Nature Center for a full immersion in the local environment of Eastern West Virginia by engaging in the ancient Japanese process of Forest Bathing. This wonderful cellphone free workshop begins at 1:00 and concludes around 3:30 pm. Your host is Eddy Rubin. This experience includes a […]

Night Sky Program: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

A night of stargazing with local astronomer Kevin Boles is planned at Cacapon Resort State Park, August 6, 2022 at 8:30 p.m. Join us as we learn about constellations with a tour of the sky, including mythology. If conditions allow, we will view deep space objects using telescopes and binoculars. Summer skies bring into view […]

Mid-August Activities: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs including a primitive fire building, a monarch program and more. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 15-18, 2022. Monday, August 15, 2022 9:30AM — Paddle Boat Discovery Tour Meet at the boat dock rentals for a morning of lake views…

Inspired by Nature: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs and an evening with funny guy Bil Lepp on August 13, 2022. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another […]

Bil Lepp aLive & Funny!: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Get ready to laugh yourself silly…Bil Lepp is a master storyteller, champion liar, funny guy, author, and tv host. Lepp is live on stage at Cacapon Resort State Park, August 13, 2022. His humorous tales curl the lips on the grumpiest of people. Sure to tickle your funny bone, the laughter and show begins at […]

An Awesome Weekend: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

An awesome weekend about the outdoors! Cacapon Resort State Park weekend activities include a medicinal weed walk, monarchs, bluebirds, Irish Road Bowling, and National Honey Bee Day. All activities and programs are free to attend, unless indicated, and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park […]

Inspired by Nature Weekend : Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Inspired by Nature. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs from birding to butterflies and geology to Irish Road Bowling. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public unless indicated. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney, Allen Miller, and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 25-28, […]

Mid-week August Farewell: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

September Approaches. Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs from birding to butterflies and geology to Irish Roadbowling. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at the nature center (unless another location is indicated), August 29 - September 1, 2022. MONDAY, August 29, 2022 9:30AM Paddle Boat Discovery Tour Meet at the boat dock rentals for a morning of lake…

Labor Day Weekend: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Labor Day Weekend already! Cacapon Resort State Park features nature-based programs from birding to butterflies and geology to Irish Road Bowling. The Cacapon Homecoming is September 4!. All activities and programs are free to attend and open to the public. Join Naturalist Valerie Chaney and summer team Garrett, Allen and Mary and park volunteers at […]

September Days: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon State Park focuses on the Monarch Butterfly in much of September with peak dates for the park area to see migration paths from September 14 - 16, 2022. While autumn is preparing for a color explosion and our state’s official butterfly begins the journey southward, enjoy these exceptional activities September 9 - 11, 2022. […]

September Days: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon State Park focuses on the Monarch Butterfly in much of September. While autumn is reading for a color explosion and our state’s official butterfly begins the journey southward, enjoy these exceptional activities September 9 - 11, 2022. FRIDAY, September 9 10:00AM Ridge Trail Hike Take this moderate 1.5 mile hike & learn about the […]

See You in September: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Mid-September at Cacapon State Park invites visitors to enjoy the weather and activities September 16-19, 2022. While autumn is welcoming a color explosion, the park enjoys Monarch butterfly migration, Pet-A-Palooza, clouds and bird watching. Join us. FRIDAY, September 16, 2022 10:00AM Ridge Trail Hike Enjoy the view along this 1.5 mile moderate hike. Learn about […]

Farm-to-Table: Cacapon Resort

Cacapon Resort State Park

Cacapon Resort's Farm-to-Table dinner is scheduled for Sept. 17, 2022 and will feature local produce and food products. Tickets are $45 and include tax and gratuity. Reservations are available for up to 50 diners. The dinner starts at 6:00 p.m. at Cacapon Lodge with musical entertainment for the festivities. For people that have not seen […]

September = Monarchs: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Monarch Migration continues and programming at Cacapon State Park, September 21 - 22, 2022 features the insects of moths and butterflies and their habitats. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center which is open daily from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated. WEDNESDAY, […]

Monarchs & More: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Monarch Migration continues and also includes presentations by special guests of the Monarch Alliance at Cacapon State Park, September 23-26, 2022. Learn about monarch migration, the lifecycle of butterflies (fascinating), and more.. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center which is open daily Tuesday - Sunday, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated. FRIDAY, September 23, 2022 10:30AM The CCC Boys: A West Virginia Legacy The CCC boys…

Monarch Migration-Monarchs to Mexico: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

The Monarch Butterfly is West Virginia’s official state butterfly. On Saturday, September 24, 2022, two exceptional program activities are planned to celebrate this endangered species. Special Guest Tess Dew - Monarch Alliance Cacapon Resort State Park invites you to a great program about the migration of Monarchs to Mexico. The guest speaker is Tess Dew […]

October Approaches: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Our orange and black winged insects are moving on. On September 27 - 29, 2022, let’s learn about monarch migration, the lifecycle of butterflies (fascinating), and more. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center or hike a trail and enjoy the approach of fall. All programs start from the nature center […]

Hello Colorful Fall: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Birding, bagpipes, geology and more is featured this weekend, September 30 - October 2, 2022 at Cacapon Resort State Park. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center or hike a trail and enjoy the approach of fall. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated. FRIDAY, September 30, 2022 10:00AM […]

Hello Colorful Fall: Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

Birding, bagpipes, geology and more is featured this weekend, September 30 - October 2, 2022 at Cacapon Resort State Park. If you can’t attend the programs, do visit the nature center or hike a trail and enjoy the approach of fall. All programs start from the nature center unless indicated. FRIDAY, September 30, 2022 10:00AM […]

A Bagpipe Concert & Road Bowling; Cacapon

Cacapon Resort State Park

“Scotland the Brave” will be one of the chants heard on a memorable October afternoon at Cacapon Resort State Park. A bagpipe concert at 2:00 p.m. on October 2, 2022 is a fitting autumn program. Held at the Cacapon park gazebo near the nature center, the concert is free to attend and to enjoy. Irish […]